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Romney 2008 Energy Plan Focused On Research, Clean Energy Development

Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney's 2012 energy plan focuses on increasing domestic oil production and rolling back regulations. Back his 2008 energy plan was focused heavily on having to "dramatically increase federal spending on research" and developing clean resources like nuclear, wind, solar, biodiesel along with liquid, solid, and clean coal. Mention of increasing domestic production was only a snippet of Romney's 2008 plan.

Posted on March 30, 2012, at 1:50 p.m. ET